John Grindle

John Grindle started the Foodie Feed in 2011 and is a keen fisherman, a brilliant husband and loving Grandpa. John handed the reigns to Heather in November 2018. You can read all his reviews and recipes here.

Great places to eat in West Dorset

Great places to eat in West Dorset

We often get asked for recommendations for great places to eat by people who are visiting for a weekend break or longer holiday. We have gathered together some of our favourite places to eat in locations across Dorset. You can view the others in our 

Recipe for Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder

Recipe for Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder

Recipe for Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder This delicious recipe is for a meltingly tender, slow roasted lamb joint and we got our rolled shoulder joint from Green Farming in Milton Abbas. Cooking our succulent rolled lamb shoulder was made all the more simple because the 

Pub Restaurant Review of The Fox Inn at Ansty

Pub Restaurant Review of The Fox Inn at Ansty

Pub Restaurant Review of the Fox Inn at Ansty If there was a spiritual centre of Dorset, it would be at the junction of five ancient tracks, called The Dorsetshire Gap. From the middle ages, this was an important junction, joining tracks of the ridgeway, 

Dorset’s Milk Vending Machines

Dorset’s Milk Vending Machines

Dorset’s Milk Vending Machines During our daily lockdown walk through the village, there was one thing that seemed to be chugging along as normal and that was the installation of Dorset’s milk vending machines. I thought what a brilliant innovative idea, and I found out 

Fish in Parcels Recipe

Fish in Parcels Recipe

Fish in Parcels recipe This fish in parcels recipe is an excellent way to cook delicate fish either on the BBQ or in a conventional oven. Use local fresh fish, such as bass, brill, plaice, whiting, cod, haddock, arctic charr or hake. Just be aware 

Review of Lizzie Baking Bird’s Isolation Boxes

Review of Lizzie Baking Bird’s Isolation Boxes

Review of Lizzie Baking Bird’s Isolation Boxes Lizzie (Crow) really doesn’t need any introduction if you are from the west of the county or you’re regular visitors to the Farmers Market and/or Food Festivals. Lizzie Baking Bird, is the one that cooks the most amazing 

Recipe for Portobello Mushroom Burgers

Recipe for Portobello Mushroom Burgers

Recipe for Portobello Mushroom Burgers If you like mushrooms, then this is the burger for you and if you don’t, once you have added all the trimmings, you will find it difficult to tell this juicy veggie burger from a meat one. Portobello mushrooms are 

Food Producer review of Chilcott Turkeys

Food Producer review of Chilcott Turkeys

Food Producer Review of Chilcott Turkeys I passed the entrance to Glebe Farm Owermoigne everyday for over two thirds of my working life and when the signs for their free-range turkeys went up, it would herald the start to the Christmas festivities. So I was 

Review of Dorset Herbs

Review of Dorset Herbs

Review of Dorset Herbs I get to meet a lot of passionate people developing their food businesses across Dorset, no more than Yordan and Justin Frampton, who have created in March 2018 Dorset Herbs and Essences Ltd. I met them on one of the hottest 

Review of Myra’s Kaiseki

Review of Myra’s Kaiseki

Review of Myra’s Kaiseki in Dorchester. When I last visited Myra’s Kaiseki (a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner) it was called Sushi & More and that was way back in 2015 just after it opened. We were kindly invited back to sample their food and excited